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   ABOUT US   

On January 1st, 2024, Knute Nelson merged with Walker Methodist, marking a transformative step forward in their shared commitment to enhancing the lives of older adults.

Together Knute Nelson and Walker Methodist serve in more than 58 counties in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. Their extensive portfolio consists of 33 housing communities, and a continuum of care that includes home health care, wellness, a therapy continuum, assisted living, memory care and hospice care.

Our Mission
To enrich, empower, and elevate people through life's journey.
Our Values


Senior Living Assisted Living Enhanced Assisted Living Memory Care Long-Term Care Hospice  Home Health Care Short-Term Rehabilitation  Technology Solutions Respite Care Outpatient Therapy Fitness Management and Consulting Population Health  Culinary Services

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Physical, occupational, and speech therapy on-site provided by:
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Services available for residents and community members.




GET IN TOUCH: 1.844.774.0924

Home health care, hospice, and home safety technology services enable individuals to remain in the comfort of home while receiving the appropriate attention to their health needs. Each location below has a local team available to serve the surrounding area.


Grand Forks*



Long Prairie

Waite Park



West St. Paul



Park Rapids**


Fergus Falls

*Services provided by our partner agency, Ethos Home Health Care and Hospice. Ethos is partly owned and managed by Knute Nelson | Walker Methodist.
**Home health care only
Our Service Area
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  • We prioritize the well-being of those who serve and those we serve beside.
  • We practice meaningful and authentic recognition.
  • We provide opportunities for lifelong learning and meaningful experiences.
  • We celebrate and have fun!

We have something for everyone script



Frequently Asked Questions

When did Knute Nelson and Walker Methodist become one organization?

In January 2024, Knute Nelson and Walker Methodist - two distinguished organizations in Minnesota’s aging services sector - united to create a brighter future for all those we serve. Together, we have the enhanced capacity to fulfill our commitment to enrich, empower, and elevate people through life’s journey. As a single, unified organization, we can better navigate the complexities of today’s healthcare, senior living, and home and community-based services landscapes.

Where can I find information about career opportunities at Knute Nelson | Walker Methodist?

Join our community of caring professionals, and let’s do something meaningful together. We have a variety of positions open at both Knute Nelson and Walker Methodist. We encourage you to explore careers at Knute Nelson | Walker Methodist by visiting and

What’s next for Knute Nelson | Walker Methodist?

We are proud to share our new, unified mission to enrich, empower, and elevate people through life’s journey. In pursuit of this mission, we soon will be relaunching under a single, unified name. By January 2025, we anticipate unveiling a new brand that better reflects our collective commitment to service. Stay tuned for more updates!

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